Professional nurse


Job Title : Professional Nurse – Harm Reduction
Annual salary (based on
relevant qualifications
and experience) : R499,655
Location : Mbombela
Department : System Strengthening
Reporting to : District Coordinator
Main Purpose of the position:
To provide a quality and comprehensive primary health care nursing service to patients at a
primary health care setting.
Scope of work:
• Act as shift leader in Unit (where necessary)
• Diagnosing, prescribing, dispensing and initiation of ARV’s, PrEP, TB/STI treatment
• Comprehensive harm reduction service delivery
• Point of Care testing (TB LAM, I-STAT, PIMA)
• Oversee HCT and Health education during outreach.
• To assess patient health and level of compliance.
• Submit daily statistics, quarterly reports to Coordinator
• Oversee and manage community-based harm reduction service delivery.
• Oversee and manage community-based support staff
• Clinical management (ART/PrEP/TB/SRH/STI) of patients and appropriate record keeping
of confidential patient files
• Recording of patient information for M & E purposes
• Quality Assurance
Essential Qualifications and Registrations:
• Basic R425 qualification (i.e. Diploma/Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that
allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse
• Post basic qualification with a duration of at least 1 year in Curative Skills in Primary
Health Care accredited with the SANC
• Registered with SA Nursing Council (SANC)
• Dispensing License

Minimum working experience required:
• Minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognisable nursing experience after registration as
Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing
• Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STI’s and TB, Harm reduction
Additional requirements
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes
• Proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing in English
• Proficiency in another language
Closing date for applications: 18 December 2020 at 16h00 PM
Interested candidates should forward a motivational letter and CV to or fax to 081 680 0736.
For enquiries please contact Tshililo Pharamela on
Please note:
Only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. If you have not been contacted
within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application
was unsuccessful.